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Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organization's Strategy

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Training overview
Professional Course
Virtual Classroom
2 days
From 1,665 USD

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1,665 USD

1,665 USD

Course description

Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organization's Strategy

Are you ready to help your organization win the talent war? Get prepared for the fight by learning proven talent acquisition strategies in this engaging course designed to equip you for real-world application. You will explore innovative recruiting and sourcing strategies for developing a diverse and inclusive talent pipeline. You will also learn a step-by-step approach for improving your candidates’ experience and your employment branding.

All Live Online sessions are recorded and available to watch for a full year after the program.

Who should attend?

Individuals looking for guidance with developing a talent acquisition strategy for their organization.

Training content

This program includes the following modules:

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Talent Acquisition

  • Connecting talent acquisition to the “big picture”
  • The talent acquisition framework
  • Talent acquisition challenges and trends

Module 3: People Metrics

  • Goals of talent acquisition metrics
  • Aligning metrics with business strategy
  • Data-based decision-making
  • Sample metrics

Module 4: Employment Branding

  • What is an employment brand? Why have one?
  • Steps to improve employment branding
  • Marketing your employment brand

Module 5: Workforce Planning

  • Steps to create a workforce plan
  • Using workforce planning strategically
  • Creating a staffing plan

Module 6: Recruiting Strategy

  • Buy, build, and borrow
  • The manager intake
  • Creating a strategic recruitment plan

Module 7: Sourcing Strategy

  • Recruiting through social media
  • Candidate personas
  • Sourcing unique talent pools

Module 8: Candidate Experience

  • The candidate experience audit
  • Building on the candidate experience

Module 9: Interviewing

  • Writing behavioral interview questions
  • Interview rating scales
  • Looking at interview bias

Module 10: Evaluation and Selection

  • Candidate evaluation criteria
  • Creating a manager training

Module 11: Onboarding

  • Five onboarding activities
  • Sample onboarding models and tools

Module 12: Conclusion

Certification / Credits

Recertification: SHRM: 15 PDCs

This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • Build your talent acquisition strategy to attract top talent
  • Market an employment brand that positions your organization as an employer of choice
  • Incorporate workforce planning as part of the process for developing a robust talent pipeline
  • Expand strategies for recruiting and sourcing
  • Create a positive candidate experience
  • Evaluate and select candidates that are a right fit for your organization
  • Measure the impact of your talent acquisition strategy using metrics

About SHRM

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s...

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Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews.

Erin M.
This was my first online conference. It was a very enjoyable experience. The instruction was knowledgeable and engaging. I would highly recommend.
Cristina O.
Really enjoyed being in person with everyone. Trisha is a very knowledgeable instructor. She engaged the class and encouraged discussions among all the attendees.
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